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    I shoot easton powerflight 340's now, 28" with 100 grain field point and the rage bh. Any body shoot these? I have a WB, would these be to narrow/small/thin to work properly in the the biscut?These eastons are 9.3 gpi, shooting 27" and 60#'s on the X, actual speed, no clue. These do seem heivier than the typical arrow used to test bow IBO's.

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    As long as you are using the small biscuit, they'll shoot well. I shoot and love the VAP's. I shot them through a medium biscuit, and the accuracy was a little off, but still plenty effective out to 40 yards for hunting. Beyond that, I wouldn't use the medium biscuit. I think the VAP's are a great combination of lighter weight, good speed, durability, and excellent penetration. I shoot the 300's and 350's, and usually end up with arrows in the 365-400gr. weight range. I do use pin nocks and bushings in my hunting arrows for a little added weight too. The VAP's also offer 3 different weight inserts. A 33, 47, and a 93 gr. That allows you to tailor the weight to your liking a little bit more than normal. The 93 gr. insert is stainless steel, and a bit expensive though.
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    Thank you for the info. A slow motion vid would be nice, showing how the shaft reacts with the aluminum and SS incerts.

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    I don't have or know of a video that shows the arrow reaction to each insert. I will say that the stainless insert is heavy enough, I had to go to a 300 spine, rather then the 350 I normally shoot. Even dropping from 100 gr. heads down to 85 gr., the increased spine was needed. With either setup, the arrows give incredible penetration and accuracy. With a 300 spine, 93 gr. insert, and 85 gr. heads, the arrow weighs in at around 434 gr. 350 spine, 100 gr. head, 47 gr. insert I get an arrow at 386 gr. with Fusion vanes, or 383 with Norway Predator vanes or Blazers. The lighter arrow is my typical whitetail hunting setup.
    2006 Rytera Bullet X 60#---2008 Moab 70#
    2008/12 Firecat 60#--- 2010 Warthog 70#
    2009 Warthog 70#---2009-10-12? Warthog Frankenbow with Nitrous C
    2010 Strother SR-71 65# & 2012 Strother Rush 65#
    2012 Strother SX Rush 60# & 2011 Strother Infinity 70#
    BSD strings and cables

    Yeah, I know I'm grumpy and opinionated.

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    I shoot vap v1s. Didnt have a clue there was different weight inserts , when I bought mine they came with some. They shoot ok, I went from all carbon Easton axis to vaps. Can't say they shoot any better, really. Like 1 to 1 and 1/2 inches more of penetration.accuracy is a tad better tad bit tighter grouping. I love the thin profile and the new ice coating does make arrow pulling easier. I have a rhino block xl target and their is a noticeable difference when pulling an arrow . To be honest the Easton axis is a better arrow for the money but price aside the vap is better.

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